Charlie Cory-wright QC > Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC
39 Essex Chambers
81 CHANCERY LANE
LONDON
WC2A 1DD
England
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Position

Charlie specialises in private law work including personal injury (in particular catastrophic spinal injuries and brain damage), clinical negligence, product liability, professional negligence and construction; public law work, in particular as a vetted special advocate in terrorist-related proceedings in the High Court, the Special Immigration Appeal Commission, the Security Vetting Appeal Panel, and Employment Tribunals. Charles is chair of the Personal Injuries Bar Association. He is also Quantum editor of Kemp & Kemp.

Career

Called 1984.

Education

Oxford University (BA); City University (Dip LP).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Charlie Cory-Wright QC39 Essex ChambersCharlie is thoughtful, calm, astute, and always happy to roll up his sleeves and be part of the team.

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including elections)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Charlie Cory-Wright QC39 Essex ChambersHis lines of question demonstrate his experience of closed material proceedings.

London Bar > Immigration (including business immigration)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Charlie Cory-Wright QC39 Essex ChambersHe is an extremely able advocate, charming and very persuasive.

39 Essex Chambers‘ immigration set includes, Lisa Giovannetti QCquite simply the best immigration lawyer in the country‘ and national security expert Charlie Cory-Wright QC. Experienced in judicial reviews and challenges to control orders, its barristers regularly appear across all levels of the court system, including regular representation of the Home Office.  Standout highlights include Giovannetti’s representation of the Home Office in AM (Zimbabwe) v SSHD in a matter concerning deportations of individuals to places where they will receive inadequate medical treatment and Rory Dunlop QC‘s representation of the same body in S3 v SSHD, a sensitive matter pertaining to alleged support of foreign terrorists).

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Charlie Cory-Wright QC39 Essex ChambersVery well-respected and senior, as well as being very clever and good with clients. 

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Charlie Cory-Wright QC39 Essex ChambersVery considered, very clever and very hardworking.